Cilt 1, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 1 - 8 2017-09-15

MINERALOGICAL, GEOCHEMICAL AND MICROMORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CALCITE PRECIPITATED FROM A THIN COVER OF RECENT WATER TAKEN FROM THE STALAGMITES IN KÜPELI CAVE, ESENPINAR (ERDEMLI, MERSIN), SOUTHERN TURKEY

Muhsin Eren [1] , Selahattin Kadir [2] , Murat Akgöz [3]

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Küpeli cave in southern Turkey (UTM: 36.606085 oN, 34.114917 oE, 742 m asl) shows recent stalagmite development at several points beneath dripping water on a stack of blocks due to collapse of the cave ceiling. Calcite precipitated from water supersaturated with respect to CaCO3 under the surface conditions taken from a thin cover of water on the upper surface of stalagmites was analysed using the several analytical techniques, including XRD, DTA-TG, IR, ICP-OES and MS and stable isotope analyses. The results revealed that the precipitated material consists almost entirely of calcite. In the SEM images, the precipitate is composed mainly of euhedral to subhedral equant calcite crystals with size of 5-10 µm and an interwoven mass of calcite filaments. Stable isotope values of the calcite (d18O = –3.81 ‰ V-PDB and d13C = –6.92 ‰ V-PDB) indicate precipitation from meteoric soil water. The crystalline fabric of the precipitate points out inorganic precipitation whereas filamentous forms suggest calcified green algae at advance stage of evaporation. 

Newly Forming Calcite,Mineralogy,Micromorphology,Geochemistry,Küpeli Cave,Southern Turkey
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Yazar: Muhsin Eren
E-posta: m_eren@yahoo.com
Kurum: Mersin University
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Selahattin Kadir
E-posta: skadir.esogu@gmail.com
Kurum: Eskişehir Osmangazi University
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Murat Akgöz
E-posta: murat_akgoz@yahoo.com
Kurum: General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration (MTA)
Ülke: Turkey


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APA Eren, M , Kadir, S , Akgöz, M . (2017). MINERALOGICAL, GEOCHEMICAL AND MICROMORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CALCITE PRECIPITATED FROM A THIN COVER OF RECENT WATER TAKEN FROM THE STALAGMITES IN KÜPELI CAVE, ESENPINAR (ERDEMLI, MERSIN), SOUTHERN TURKEY. Turkish Journal of Engineering, 1 (2), 1-8. Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/tuje/issue/29633/316859
MLA Eren, M , Kadir, S , Akgöz, M . "MINERALOGICAL, GEOCHEMICAL AND MICROMORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CALCITE PRECIPITATED FROM A THIN COVER OF RECENT WATER TAKEN FROM THE STALAGMITES IN KÜPELI CAVE, ESENPINAR (ERDEMLI, MERSIN), SOUTHERN TURKEY". Turkish Journal of Engineering 1 (2017): 1-8 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/tuje/issue/29633/316859>
Chicago Eren, M , Kadir, S , Akgöz, M . "MINERALOGICAL, GEOCHEMICAL AND MICROMORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CALCITE PRECIPITATED FROM A THIN COVER OF RECENT WATER TAKEN FROM THE STALAGMITES IN KÜPELI CAVE, ESENPINAR (ERDEMLI, MERSIN), SOUTHERN TURKEY". Turkish Journal of Engineering 1 (2017): 1-8
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